Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist and government official, serving as the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari. Femi Adeshina started his career in journalism as a writer for Radio Lagos, he then later joined Vanguard Newspapers. Adesina wrote for Vanguard Newspapers and National Concord Newspapers before joining The Sun Newspaper, where he rose to editor-in-chief. He also served a two-year term as president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors. Although re-elected for a second term as Guild president, Adesina stepped down after receiving his government appointment. He also stepped down as editor-in-chief of The Sun. Adesina was sworn-in as special adviser on media and publicity to Buhari on August 31, 2015 alongside Babachi Lawal, who was appointed Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria. He was named Editor of the Year for 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards.
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Name of Spouse Mrs. Nike Adesina
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Profession Journalist
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Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari

Previous Appointments:

– Features Writer, Radio Lagos;

– Features Writer, Vanguard Newspaper;

– Features Editor, Weekend Concord, National Concord Newspaper;

– Title Editor, National Concord Newspaper;

– Member, Editorial Board, Nigerian Tribune;

– Title Editor, The Sun Newspaper (now Daily Sun);

– Executive Director, Daily Sun;

– Deputy Managing Director, Daily Sun;

– Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Daily Sun;

– President, Nigeria Guild of Editors.

University of Ife (now known as Obafemi Awolowo University), Osun State; Lagos Business School, Lekki, Lagos State.

– Winner, Editor of the Year Award by Nigeria Media Merit Award, 2007.

Femi Adesina is a Pastor in Four Square Bible Church and an Executive Member of the Full Gospel Business Fellowship.

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